Chair in Political Theory

Durham (County) (GB)
06 Oct 2016
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03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Chair in Political Theory

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Durham University is one of the world’s top research intensive universities with strengths across the Arts and Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences. The University sits in a beautiful, historic city where it shares ownership of a World Heritage Site with Durham Cathedral, one of the greatest Romanesque buildings in Western Europe. A collegiate University, Durham recruits outstanding students from across the world and offers an unmatched wider student experience.

Join us as Chair in Political Theory and you will discover a wonderful intellectual and social environment in which to make a career. Here, you will explore the frontiers of knowledge.

Bring your outstanding research, leadership and team-working skills to the School of Government and International Affairs, and you will be instrumental to a period of substantial growth and development. Working closely with the Head of School, we will look to you to make a significant contribution to the delivery of our research and teaching strategies. As we grow student numbers, recruit new academic staff, deliver revised undergraduate programmes and continue to demonstrate outstanding quality, you will play a key role within our leadership team.

To join us, you will need broad disciplinary knowledge across Politics and International Relations. You will bring to the role a proven track record of successful research leadership. Your impressive publication record includes articles that have become key texts or interventions. Engaged in significant research networks, you have earned an international profile. When it comes to growing departmental provision and enhancing quality, your skills in supervising staff and students alike will make a huge difference.

If you are an outstanding, enterprising, intellectually curious academic with ambition and a strong sense of collegiality, please do consider applying to Durham University.

Discover more and apply at durham.ac.uk/academictalent.